Talks in 2017

Talks were given to:

2017 Diocesan pilgrimage fund raising lunch for JAEP, Celebration of JAEP 10th anniversary at Norwich Cathedral, St. Giles, Retired clergy and widows group, Norfolk & Waveney Quaker Area meeting, Sheringham parish Church, Cringleford parish church MU, Aylsham Quaker meeting, Exeter Quaker meeting 

Talks in 2016

Talks were given at

Exeter Quaker Meeting, Norwich Quaker Meeting, St. Giles, St. Mary Magdalene, Ipswich Road URC

September 2015 Bethlehem Evening at Norwich Cathedral

On 23 September Anne was invited by Bishop Graham and The Dean of Norwich Cathedral to speak about JAEP at an evening to bless crib figures, newly arrived from Bethlehem

Talk in March 2015 at the AGA for The Grand Priory Knights Templar held in Rothley Leicestershire

On 22 March 2015 Anne was the guest at the Annual General Assembly of the Grand Priory Knights Templar, held at Rothley near Leicester

Anne spoke about the work of JAEP. The Knights Templar have sinced pledged to financially support JAEP each year with a regular donation

Talk at St. Giles June 2014

Edmund delivered his first, well received talk to the congregation at St. Giles on Sunday 22 June. Edmund spoke of the importance of education to the people of Dheisheh.

He received the largest ever individual donation (more than £2000!) after the talk

St Giles have nominated JAEP as their charity of the month since 2008

During this time the parish and individuals within the parish have given over £8000 to JAEP

We are hugely appreciative of this generosity which has funded two of the young people from

Friends of Norwich Cathedral 13 February 2014

Anne delivered a well received talk at The Hostry of Norwich Cathedral to Friends of Norwich Cathedral. The talk which focussed on Anne's trip in April 2013 to Dheisheh & Al Quds University

was illustrated by photos and videos. The videos contained conversations between Anne & some of the students we are currently supporting financially againgst a background  of scenes from Dheisheh Camp and Al Quds University.

These videos can be found on our website under the student tab 

Bishop Graham and Ben Bradshaw in conversation 7 June 2013

Thank you to our patron, Bishop Graham and his wife for kindly opening their garden and offering us Granary Court for our fundraising evening. Over 100 people listened to Ben Bradshaw MP and Bishop Graham spent time in conversation about the Middle East covering a wide range of topics, from the impact of the current Middle East situation on the lives of Palestinians and especially those in the camps. Both spoke knowledgeably about the area and their fears for the future, for example the continued growth of settlements.

Project Talks to date


St. Peter's MU Sheringham

Norwich Rotary

St Giles
St. Peters Cringleford MU



  • Norwich Quaker meeting


  • URC Ipswich Road Norwich
  • Diocesan 2018 Pilgrimage party


  • Aylsham Quaker meeting


JAEP is hosting a talk with the Right Reverend Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, in conversation about the Middle East with Ben Bradshaw MP

The John Aves Educational Project (JAEP) looks forward to welcoming you at 6.30 pm on 7 June to join the Right Reverend Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, in conversation about the Middle East with Ben Bradshaw MP for Exeter.

Visit the Bishop’s garden from 6.30 pm, the conversation will start at 7:30 pm. This will take place at Granary Court, Bishop’s House, St Martin-at-Palace Plain, Norwich NR3 1SB.